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ENERGY AND UTILITIES BUSINESS ARCHITECTURE REFERENCE FRAMEWORK AND EXAMPLES

Fine-tune your enterprise architecture practice with any one of our 3 energy and utilities business architecture training workshops, using artificial intelligence. 

The business-friendly Energy and Utilities Reference Framework and Examples offered by Business Architecture Info for electric, gas, and water utility companies and for energy providers, including the oil and gas industry include the following:

  • over 3,600 business capabilities (over 1,880 of them are energy and utilities-specific);

  • over 450 information concepts, many of them linked to business capabilities;

  • 37 detailed value streams, 19 of which are client-driven with their enabling business capabilities (as shown below in the diagram);

  • over 90 utility stakeholders, many of them linked to value stages among others;

  • over 50 typical business units/departments/divisions, many of them linked to business capabilities;

  • over 50 typical products/services;

  • over 300 diagrams;

  • the ‘Implementing a Utility Mobile Application’ example;

  • the ‘Improving Customer Service Using Artificial Intelligence’ example;

  • the ‘Electric Vehicle Charges with Wireless Payment Using Blockchain’ example; and

  • a merger and acquisition example.

In the past, this reference framework was crafted based on our client's comments. With our release version 3.2 now available,  we have also taken into account the input from our Energy & Utilities Business Architecture Info Committee. It meets several times a year to improve this reference framework.  Members of this committee are currently:

  • Ann Jacobs-Long, Director, Strategic Planning and Execution at Southern Company in GA USA,

  • Anthony Schoombie, Senior Data Governance Specialist at TenneT TSO B.V. in the Netherlands

  • Brian D. Smith, Director of Architecture at Colonial Pipeline Company in GA USA,

  • Laura Carty, Business Architect at Coliban Water in Australia,

  • Lindsey (Stapleton) Lindley, Segment Architect at Arizona Public Services in AZ USA, and

  • Marius Botha, Senior Enterprise Architect at Powerco in New Zealand.

Our Energy & Utilities Business Architecture Training is entirely based on this Energy & Utilities Reference Framework and Examples offered by Business Architecture Info. 

Purchase any of the following content derived from our Energy and Utilities Reference Framework and Examples:

  • the Energy and Utility Business Architecture Reference Framework and Examples Excel File (Pricing $2,999.50; Content not available online; Ask for a 30-minute web demo)

Energy and Utilities Level-1 Business Capabilities - Business Architecture Info

ENERGY AND UTILITIES BUSINESS CAPABILITIES

The Energy and Utilities Business Architecture Reference Framework consists of over 3,600 business capabilities that are several levels deep. Business capabilities are segmented into 8 tiers, including Energy and utilities, Client-Driven, Strategy, Human Resources, Enterprise Support, Finance and accounting, Marketing and sales, and Governance and compliance.

The Excel file includes the level, the nomenclature, a detailed description of each business capability, and cross-map relationships to value streams/value stages, and information concepts. 

Energy and Utilities Business Architecture Value Streams

ENERGY AND UTILITIES VALUE STREAMS

The Energy and Utilities Business Architecture Reference Framework consists of 37 customer-driven, strategic, or supporting detailed value streams, with their participating stakeholders. 19 of these value streams are linked to their enabling capabilities. 

The Excel file includes the nomenclature, a detailed description of each value stream/value stage, and cross-map relationships to business capabilities and stakeholders. 

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